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|03-12-2018 02:40 PM|
Right. But I've gotten fuel from some questionable places, no water. Lol
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|03-11-2018 05:42 PM|
|Phillippeterson||The diesel I buy at Costco has always been high standard. I have filled up at several Costcos when the truck was down to only a gallon or two of fuel. When I drain some fuel to check for water there is none. As well, the color and clarity is better than any other fuel I have bought except for, interestingly, the fuel from HEB groceries in Texas.|
|03-11-2018 05:32 PM|
|amxdreamer||Costco runs a VERY tight ship when it comes to fuel stations where I'm at. A company like this would not be intentionally watering down fuel or neglecting maintenance requirements.|
|03-07-2018 12:29 PM|
Or..... your sensor could be bad. Lol
Maybe the area you are is less humid/has less large temp swings.
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|03-07-2018 08:39 AM|
|Wobblin-Goblin||Interesting thread. As an owner of a 7.3L Powerstroke, I've never had to deal with WIF issues. Our older trucks are most likely less sensitive in this regard than the newer trucks, but I've also probably been fortunate with respect to where I've bought my fuel.|
|03-06-2018 10:38 AM|
Originally Posted by jetboatrich View Post
|01-09-2018 04:07 PM|
Originally Posted by Phil G. View Post
BTW, write down your key code.
Also, as earlier suggested, the key tumbler operates much smoother with some spray lube.
|01-09-2018 02:19 PM|
Originally Posted by Northernpreacher View Post
|01-09-2018 10:57 AM|
Stant 10501-D may fit but search their website for your spefic model year on their website link below:
Amazon has them for a good price.
|01-09-2018 10:04 AM|
|Northernpreacher||to Phil G: Where did you pick up the locking fuel cap and what product code? I am an hour east of Orillia. Travel all over Ontario. [email protected]|
|01-08-2018 08:17 PM|
Coming home tomorrow
Well, the truck is all done being fixed up. I will pick it up tomorrow. It turns out that when I took it into the dealer, they decided based on a new fuel sample, the siphoning and draining that I did that they should only do a tank removal / clean, filter replacement and fuel line flush. Total cost would be $1075. I agreed with the understanding that the filters be returned to me and that their recommendations be written on the repair order. I would like to open the filters up and let them dry out to see if crystals form. I have a suspicion that the lot attendant that filled up the truck during the sale may have made a mistake when filling the truck with DEF.
Anyway, insurance has part of the bill and I pay my $500 deductible. I can't wait to get it back. The F150 loaner isn't bad but a Super Duty just can't be beat. Thanks to everyone for your input. You helped me more than you know. That is what this board is all about.
|01-02-2018 07:43 PM|
Originally Posted by ArcticDriver View Post
I'll let you all know how this goes. Thank you everyone.
|01-02-2018 07:04 PM|
Originally Posted by mowhawky View Post
Your truck will be like new again!
+1 for GEICO.
|01-02-2018 06:49 PM|
Has anybody installed a drain in their fuel tank?
Seems like a good idea.
|01-02-2018 06:26 PM|
Wow! Arctic, thanks for the detailed explanation. That was a great read! I appreciate it immensely. The good thing is that this is all going to shift into a much different phase.
I contacted the service adviser at the Ford Dealership and asked him the pointed question (This is proof that I have been considering everyone's input ) "Will you cover a fuel system failure of any sort should it happen while the truck is under warranty?" His reply (as expected) was "Every situation is different. The information that Ford has about the water in the fuel will be taken into consideration."
With that, I decided that it's time to quit messing around with this and call Geico. The adjuster has already been here and I am dropping the truck off tomorrow for whatever repairs Ford believes the truck needs. This way, my warranty will remain intact and I will be done with this. It should only cost me $500.00.
I now have a locking Fuel cap as recommended earlier in this thread just in case it was sabotage. As far as the "single drop of water" goes, I was exaggerating.
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